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Data Acquisition from Heavy Duty Vehicles Using SAE J1939 CAN Bus

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Data Acquisition from HD Vehicles Using J1939 CAN Bus

Modern vehicles have electronic control units (ECUs) to control various subsystems such as the engine, brakes, steering, air conditioning, and infotainment. These ECUs (or ‘controllers’) are networked to convey information and output measured and calculated data to each other.

This in-vehicle network is a data goldmine for improved maintenance, measuring vehicle performance and its subsystems, fleet management, warranty, and legal issues, reliability, durability, and accident reconstruction.

The focus of Data Acquisition from HD Vehicles Using J1939 CAN Bus is to direct the reader toward acquiring and correctly interpreting data from the in-vehicle network of heavy-duty (HD) vehicles. The reader will discover how to transform messages to scaled engineering parameters and determine the available parameters on HD vehicles, along with their accurateness and update rate.

Written by two specialists in this field, Richard (Rick) P. Walter and Eric P. Walter, principals at HEM Data, the book provides a distinctive road map for the data acquisition user. The authors offer a transparent and straightforward description of the CAN Bus protocol, plus a review of all 19 parts of the SAE International J1939 standard family. In addition, relevant standards come with tables, graphs, and examples.

Practical applications covered are calculating fuel economy, duty cycle analysis, and capturing intermittent faults. Various diagnostic techniques are compared, including OBD-II, HD-OBD, and World Wide Harmonized (WWH) OBD.

Data Acquisition from HD Vehicles Using J1939 CAN Bus is a must-have reference for those interested in acquiring data effectively from SAE J1939 equipped vehicles.

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